“I struggled so much at school with dyslexia, and I really found it so difficult in so many ways. When I found music, it just became an anchor that got me through the hardest school years…I couldn’t read music, and all my music teachers gave up on me one by one because I couldn’t […]
When families come together to discuss test scores, no group of scores surprises them as much as “Processing Speed.”
Processing Speed scores on psychometric exams might mean Coding and Symbol Search scores on the WISC intelligence exams or Visual Matching and Paired Cancellation on the Woodcock Johnson.
Processing Speed scores on these subtests are typically lower […]
“From the age of 13 or 14 I was diagnosed as being dyslexic and a teacher took me to one side and told me ‘You need to stop trying to be a musician and start aiming to working in a superstore stacking shelves’” – Josh Curnow
Congrats for a moving performance, Josh!
“It was such a turning point to find that I had a talent and I had something to contribute, somewhere.” – Gwen Stefani, singer, songwriter, fashion designer, actress
As a child, Gwen was very creative, performing puppet shows for friends and neighbors with her brother and creating her own fashions from scratch or thrift stores […]
“I started seeing all the benefits. Because I’m always problem solving, trying to come up with new creative ways to solve a problem, I feel it has helped me tremendously with being a creative person.” – Youtube sensation Singer Songwriter Madilyn Bailey
Madilyn’s channel has nearly 400 million views! Watch her entire dyslexia talk here. […]
“…and I started realizing that I couldn’t read like anyone else…” – Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Mark Hall of Casting Crowns
Mark’s dyslexia story amazed me because Casting Crowns was our family’s musical lifeline as our daughter was battling cancer. We had Casting Crowns music playing in our frequent stays in the ICU.
I’m thankful […]